Fayetteville Center Square

Fayetteville Center Square (HM14O9)

Location: Fayetteville, AR 72701 Washington County
Country: United States of America
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N 36° 3.744', W 94° 9.607'

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The Fayetteville Square served as the location of the Washington County courthouse from 1837 to 1904, when a new courthouse was built facing Center Street on College Avenue. Title to the public square (Block 27) was conveyed to the United States of America, and work on this post office, which began around July, 1909, was completed in 1911. Urban Renewal planners intended to tear this building down in 1974. The public objected. It was then purchased by Donald E. and Edna Bumpass in 1978. In cooperation with developers Keith Cearley and Ronald E. Bumpass, it was totally restored, renovated, and placed on the National Register of Historical Places. The building has been a focal point for redevelopment of the Fayetteville Square, and its preservation has drawn public attention to the significance of safeguarding the community's cultural heritage and architectural splendor.

Donald E. Bumpass and Edna P. Bumpass

National Register of Historic Places
HM NumberHM14O9
Placed ByDonald E. Bumpass and Edna P. Bumpass
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 12:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 395521 N 3991492
Decimal Degrees36.06240000, -94.16011667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 3.744', W 94° 9.607'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 3' 44.64" N, 94° 9' 36.42" W
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Area Code(s)479
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 W Center St, Fayetteville AR 72701, US
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